Monday, December 11, 2023



Saipan casino regulator authorizes Imperial Pacific International’s counsel withdrawal

The Commonwealth Casino Commission board has authorized a motion to withdraw three counsels currently assisting Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC in its Supreme Court appeal against CCC’s five complaints.

Gambling age requirement most efficient responsible gaming policy in Macau: Paper

According to a paper published in the Journal of Gambling Studies about responsible gaming policy and its practice, scholars find that Macau’s casino operators request visitors to show identification to ban those under 21 from entering casinos, which proved to be the most effective measure.

Okada Manila operator reaches agreement to acquire Emerald Bay Resort development

Tiger Resorts, Leisure and Entertainment Inc. (TRLEI), operator of Okada Manila, will acquire PH Travel and Leisure Holdings, the company behind the unfinished Emerald Bay Resort in Cebu.

China collaborates with Cambodia against online gambling 

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sok Chenda Sophea, emphasizing China's readiness to collaborate with Cambodia and other nations to combat online gambling and transnational crimes.

AGTech becomes a constituent of the MSCI World Micro Cap Index

Lottery and integrated technology and services company AGTech Holdings Limited has been selected as a constituent of the MSCI World Micro Cap Index, effective from the market close on November 30, 2023.

American Gaming Association elects Everi’s Michael Rumbolz as its new chairman

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has elected Michael Rumbolz as the association’s new chairman.

SkyCity lowers estimates for FY24, as EGM revenue dropped and Adelaide contributions weakened

New Zealand and Australian gaming operator SkyCity Entertainment Group has announced that it’s expecting its normalized EBITDA for its fiscal 2024 to be effectively flat, reaching between NZ$290 million ($178.65 million) and NZ$310 million ($190.97 million).

Four Suncity-linked detainees denied release from prison as court rejects bid for Habeas Corpus

Four of the accused in the Suncity junket trial have had their requests for Habeas Corpus denied by the Court of Final Instance.

Wynn Macau grants about 5 million share options to five non-executive directors

Wynn Macau has granted five independent non-executive directors the option to subscribe for an aggregate of 5,017,000 ordinary shares of HK$0.001 each.

Macau gaming operators present non-gaming investment for 2024 to the Government

Six gaming operators in Macau were invited to present their non-gaming investments for 2024 to government officials during a Council for Tourism Development meeting.